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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am EST
in september is studying the exosphere, the environment around the moon and the dust on the surface of the moon. any disturbance of either of those environments could throw a monkey wrench into the satellite. the ro propellant as it makes its way down to the surface will put a lander on the surface, the propellant that slows down the environment will pollute the environment. the principal scientist is not happy. it presents another alternative, and that is we can study how quickly the propel ants dissipate out of the environment. >> it will be exciting to have anything on the moon after a long time. >> the show may be over on the website, facebook or check check >> excessive speed may be to blame for sending a commuter train off the rails. data recorders say the train was going nearly three times faster than it should have been. >> rebooting obamacare. now that the website is working the president will try to boost confidence. >> resignation rejected. thailand's prime minister is refusing to step down as anti-government protesters storm the office building. >> iran exclusive - the prime ministe
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
'll provide an environment where people can use smartphones more safely. >> other mobile phone carriers are also stepping up efforts to advise users not to use their smartphones while walking. >>> all right, that's going to do it for biz tonight. i'll leave you with the markets news and insight every day here on "newsline." >>> japanese prime minister shinzo abe has convened the first meeting of the newly established national security council. the council is modelled after the nsc in the united states. last week the diet enacted a law to create the body. abe met with four cabinet ministers, taro aso, yoshihide suga, fumio kishida. they discussed a new strategy to be completed by the end of the year and china's new air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we, frankly, exchanged views on national security. it was a fruitful meeting. >> earlier, abe said the council will share information with foreign governments. >> translator: the nsc is an organization to protect the people of japan. for that purpose, it is important for the council to exchange intelligenc
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
in tokyo. >> the japanese tradition of having a relaxing environment to appreciate food using all five senses is something i believe is unique to japan. some people nowadays are very busy, and i don't think they have much time to relax. so i hope this will be an opportunity, even for japanese people, to revisit and appreciate the benefits of apanese cuisine. >> hello and welcome to this edition of the week in the americas. i'm luke brown. coming up in the program -- excess speed the likely cause behind a train crash in new york that killed four people. reports indicate the driver may have lost concentration before the accident. hollywood and fans pay tribute after film star paul walker is killed in a car crash, age 40. and french expertise and demand in brazil ahead of next year's football world cup. france's riot police offer some advice. we start in new york, where the investigation continues into a train crash that killed four people. it's already known that the train was travel agent almost three times the speed limit as it entered the at-risk bend. now lawyers say the driver, a 46
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
about the tannery and the devastating impact on the environment and the people who live here. >> and joe will be here to tell us why it was snowing stuffed animals at a hockey game in canada and this is coming up, in sports, do stay with us. ♪ ♪ welcome back and this is the top stories on al jazeera, thai police are allowing protesters to enter the grounds of government buildings after being with them for days. and they say their campaign to topple the government will go on. ukraine's parliament will vote on a confidence motion against the government, the country's prime minister is warning that protests could turn into a coup and demonstrations are intensifying in kiev. and television is reporting the suicide attack in the capitol damascus killed four people and the blast is in the neighborhood and also injured 17 others and we will bring you more as we get it. iran's foreign minister told al jazeera u.s. sanctions didn't enforce them with the program, they want to be integrated at the same time protecting their interesting and we have more from washington. >> handshakes and smiles
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
health interventions. >> nevertheless do you think in the current economic environment, when you talk about $60 billion being injected into health care systems a year to reach these goals, a lot of people are going to be thinking how are cash-strapped countries going to find that money? >> what we show is that the total gain in gdp, the extra gdp, not the gdp they have now, the extra gdp they have per year represents a figure of close to $10 trillion per year. and what we're talking about is the allocation of not half of it, not a tenth of it. but well under 1% of it. two this global conversion agenda that saves 10 million lives. >>> to ask you about the risk of overburn denning health systems, of course it would be an incredible achievement, but i'm just wondering about the knock-on effect of that, that it could put pressure on health systems in years to come if these countries are having to deal with aging populations? are these the kind of challenges they need to think about now? >> the remarkable saying is that making people healthier, takes burdens off of health care systems. bec
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
. phenomenal environment that they're causing earthquakes. >> and someone might have to go through that city, that stadium. >> every team will have to go through. they have the number one team. >> forget about it. shut that down. michael yves, thank you. and coming up here on al jazeera america. the troubled government healthcare site has given the obama administration lots of bad press. now the president is focusing on the rest of the affordable care act. we have the latest from the white house. >>> also amazing the man who spent three days trapped i in a sunken ship 100 feet below the ocean next. tÑ >> we have breaking. the pentagon has temporarily stopped using a route to send cargo into afghanistan. officials saying there are other routes to more cargo into and out of afghanistan. >>> detroit is bankrupt. a judge cleared the way today for what is now the largest municipal bankruptcy in u.s. history. the city is $18 billion in debt. it could mean severe cuts for retired city workers who relied on pensions. >>> french scientists have thrown a new twist in the yasser arafat story. forensic
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
environment was dreamed up by computer scientists at the electronic visualization lab in chicago. >> a project room or a war room where you hang up pieces of paper and photographs and you tape them to the wall so you can see lots of different data at the same time. today, all data is is forred in computers, rather than print them out and tape them to the walls, we wanted electronic walls. >> the cave 2 can transport psychiatrists inside their patients' brains using data from an mri. these visualizations of the neural connections in the brain can provide critical understanding of how depression manifests in the mind. >> you get a very different perspective, kind of like alice and wonderland, where you can be big or you can shrink down the rabbit hole. so you get very different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes, different remthsz. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endlets but inter disciplinary is at the heart, taking zeros and ones an bringing them to life through graphic representations >> reporter: in 2009, nasa funded the endurance research proj
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
strongly , but think about the policy environment that the bank of japan is committed to. that may yet mean more upside. -- when itlieve comes to japanese equities, we think a trailing approach may make more sense. getting in when the shorter-term policy environment looks attractive and not being afraid to take profits and looking for another opportunity to reenter. 12 monthsee it as a overweight type market. it might be too volatile for that in 2014. , surelyoped markets there should be something on the other side of that trade. >> a few months into the year, the way we look at it is that the rally this year has been multiple expansion. that has been driven by expectations that growth and earnings will be better down the line. approach theing to point where economic growth and earnings will need to deliver. that is why we may enter the year with a continuation of the rally we would have been witnessing this year. at this point, markets are likely to begin questioning that. when we come to the end of 2014, we might be sitting back and saying the economies did eventually deliver. there are l
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am EST
industry, and the tef stating impact on the environment and the people who live here >> the top stories on al jazeera. thai place are allowing protesters to enter government buildings after clashing with them for days. the protesters wants to topple the government of yingluck shinawatra. >> a 24 hour curfew has been imposed in a nigerian city after fighters attacked the air force and base. dozens may be dead including 20 gunmen. >> ukraine's parliament is due to vote on a no confidence motion against the government in the coming hours. the country's prime minister warning that protests turned into a coup, demonstrations intensifying in kiev and crowds blockading the main buildings. >> the demonstrations in thailand are led by a former deputy prime minister. until three weeks ago suthep thaugsuban was a member of parliament. now he's wanted on charges of treason. we have more. >> he's a wanted man for his role in the anti-government protest. as suthep thaugsuban greets his supporters, the addualation is apparent. >> he's my inspiration, he brings all of us together. >> his aim is to get
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
children under the age of five. and this way climate change has an enormous influence on the environment and across human life. it can't be solved by the efforts of one country. it's a task for all humanity. >> an anticorruption movement is looking to break years of dom nation by the ruling congress party in elections in deli. voters are taking part in local assembly elections. the political choices they make this week could have a significant long-term impact on the entire country. >> a huge crowd gathers to hear from the man who wants to shake up indian politics. the election campaign of the common man's party took on a festive feel as it made its way through new delhi. the man leading it promises to succeed where others failed. voters will have to choose between a new political alternative and some of the states longest serving politicians. because people across the call tall are wary. she was responsible for the 2010 commonwealth games, which faced allegations of corruption. and also accused of mishandling the response to a gang rape in new delhi that made international headlines. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
environments. the team sank a probe into lake bonney. >> the rob other sent out pings through a thick salt layer making it tricky. what we got back was over 50 million points. >> university of illinois professor peter doyle headed it upment >> it's a dataset uplike any other. >> the data processed inside cave-2 provides insight as to what sort of life can be takened. >> that will do it for the news on al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. you can catch the latest news online at aljazeera.com. news at the top of every hour, have a good evening.
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
of the district to live with it the statement will often be the key to a safe environment in the costco checks all too often gone to a place in kabul. leave it to the country from pakistan and iran. events like these things happen to them. this is constricted contractors and so i can say. alicia condition of the problems is that we can only use natural diamonds with spikes. look at the bit to other international companies in the company's progress pics to us what they're giving us a shed which is just nasty to work. between them. there is a middle and get some money we want to work with teens national tournaments directly to cuddle. that's what keeps it in trucks and non profit organization that builds up and capacity iptv in the pages of local business this is what is mainstream this is not freedom. it is after first policy and boosting local business. they understand the crucial link between building the economy and fight to the insurgency it is argued that the highest level and endorsed the highest level that the afghan first program at least one key element to the strategic stability in that n
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
coalition partner were able to get back in the past. they argued the security environment in east asia is becoming more secure. north korea's missile and nuclear programs pose a threat to japan and china is becoming more active in the region critics say that didn't seem to help the under eye the demonstration of strength and security ties with the us they worry that this could not get a good time. trees are getting involved in the real conflict or war some say yes to these subdivisions of people to check what our leaders talk about and decide if the cost the other administration responded by adopting a resolution allowing the course of the nsc meetings to be kept in a way that does not compromise national security. however those records could be kept confidential. and though the secrecy. mr is trying to pass. some of you so moment to say that anything we need not work effectively with out any highest intelligence and information gathering service they are boys sitting out on a special agency. much like the c i came to us and among sixteen cricket. mr zhang hao were not up for now. ther
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
and hamburg on friday. israel's environment ministers in turkey for a un sponsored conference it's the first time a member of the israeli cabinet has visited the country since twenty ten. relations were silent when he's ready mom disco nine to peace activists triassic when the vessel find a seat in israeli blockade on hamas ruled gaza. the sense in the southern philippines have released a jordanian television jana stupid been held captive free entry hall bake at tea on the anti stupidity that crewman been kidnapped in june twenty twelve by abu sayyaf medicines you take on to interview his two companions of the dos february. and mm the news. straight to the newsreader. due to business and sports. it was also a unique music selection listen and you'll see. euro news review is unreadable and your new store called slash reading. most digital music at full speed could be stalled until twenty ten due to the who. a stroll. let's take a quick look at the opera contains the best rates and opting to buy the semi final spot on the last world cup job are determined to reach the twenty fourteen finals an
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. -- theyprotests protest, worried their environment is being exploited. response tohina's any opposition has been ruthless. or have been five or six immolation near this woman's home -- there have been five or six immolations near this woman's home. >> the families don't even know when and where their relatives were taken. >> after the clampdown and the media blackout, the immolations are less frequent. what is not being addressed are the grievances here. tibetans fear they are being marginalized, their culture eroded, all while the rest of the world looks away. >> you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come on tonight's this drumbeating answer to beating the christmas crowds? re ofn reveals the futu online deliveries. ats diplomatic effort aimed ending the deadlock over a crucial security deal and afghanistan has failed -- if diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the deadlock over a crucial security deal in afghanistan fails, billions of dollars in aid could be stalled. reports.en afghanistan side of you don't normally see, men working to try and get goods off the trains and out distri
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
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PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
a learning environment that is without the barrier of race or gender. and create an environment where the students will learn about themselves as individuals, not as categories in another context. but and will be able to experience themselves as empowered agents of change, ready for a future without limits. >> beverly daniel tatum, congratulations on your award. >> thank you so much, and i want to say how glad i am to be in such great company with richard broadhead of duke university, john hennessee of standford and michael-- of arizona state. congratulations to them as well. >> absolutely. thank you. >> woodruff: finally tonight, five leading artists were given their due for a lifetime of achievement last night at the annual kennedy center honors in washington. this year's group: jazz pianist herbie hancock, actress shirley maclaine, opera soprano martina arroyo, singer, songwriter billy joel and a rock star who came to this country as a teenager from mexico. jeffrey brown has our profile of carlos santana. >> brown: since his emergence in the san francisco music scene in the late 19
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
cricket do the talking. last time we had the same hostile environment. it was towards the series where we played really good cricket. and that hostility changes. everyone was respectful, and in that last game we didn't do ourselves justice, and they got on top. >> reporter: coming back from 1-0 down is not easy. they were inspired to a 3-1 series win. fast forward to 2005, they won a classic series 2-1 having lost the first test. four years later, victory in the oval in a must-win game to regain the ashes, and last year alastair cook led his team from the come-from-behind win against australia. the win in brisbane was the first in nine tests and was the largest victories in terms of run ever record: but they're not expecting to see them fall so quickly this time around. >> we'll take attacks and take the test map. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and i think reverse swings will be throughout the test match. >> reporter: they may enjoy this pitch rather more than brisbane. al jazeera america. >> reporter: for more sports go to our website at www.aljazeera.com/sports and d
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
't be surprised if that existed. aid agencies are working in some of the most difficult environments in somalia. but one thing that aid agencies can do together is to have a collective strategy to negotiate collectively to get an union formed access to al-shabaab her tores to deliver assistance. >> thank you. speaking to us from mogadishu. >>> venezuela's president said this he will force businesses to cut prices. he had 49% of the votes. the coalition will be a test of the government. this is the reaction of president madu ro against his opponent. >> we have doubts of people of venezuela have told the world that the revolution continues. >> the results, according to the national electoral council is thaisthat this is a divided cou. do we want a divide venezuela? no, we want an united venezuela. >> singapore has set up an inquiry to investigate the city's worse riots in years. 27 people were arrested after two police vehicles were set on fire. charles stratford reports. >> reporter: a police car under attack on the streets of singapore. the crowd eventually overturned the vehicle. others they s
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30am PST
environment where you have a very large scale private sector that operates in isolation from government spending. so you struggle government revenues to strong growth in us exactly what has happened and what was saying is those things that the regime can control things like access to foreign exchanges and is currently doing to minimize the impact on and is able therefore to expand its own lifespan while accepting a bit of damage to water column. well in the aftermath of this deal we have had that western companies are once again stopping to buy the ear any market where during the dot to the oil ministry for instance hasn't stopped since that song. toll said he still some contacts through with the west an old mate is who will come of the prize is the wrong man for western companies how interested all that. well i think very very interested is the simple and so on up front to get from where we all today to a point where they idea for us major for example is able to invest korea knew it. in the radio and gas sector which is a very very don't judge him in the dungeons of the recent roaches
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
are facing increasingly tough business environment. opening the door for domestic manufacturers to grow and contribute to the content success story. to put this in turn means the world. i do. more than one thousand people in the womb largest democracy the word region's culture and religion. investors are increasing the property. for the kids. you can use. zz. us vice president joe biden has arrived in japan and will soon step into a dispute that's generating plenty of friction in east asia will be meeting the leaders in tokyo beijing and seoul to talk about china's newly established arab defense identification zone. biden will sit down on tuesday with japanese prime minister shinzo lafayette ave has called the zone very dangerous. chinese defence ministry officials announced last month they set up the cell. it covers a large part of the east china sea and includes islands the japanese controlled but the chinese and taiwanese plane. my dad will have to try to forgive the chicken the vice president will meet on wednesday with pressing she's in pain and other chinese leaders. analysts say
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
work environment for women. prime minister ahmed has made it a priority to create more opportunities for women in the workplace as part of his economic growth strategy. my dad also met japan's crown prince. not a people the crown prince expressed his gratitude for us support after northeastern japan was hit by the earthquake and tsunami in march two thousand and eleven i am i authorities in thailand all are trying to defuse protests by people who oppose the prime minister. they're fairly aiming to avoid more violence before the birthday of the king this week. tall pots and a ruler in bangkok as the story. ideally i'm trying a different approach with anti government protest is on tuesday that are nearby caves around the office of the primates standing watching a lot and let them onto the grounds of ten they say and bart's want to stop the demonstrations from any team ahead of the case then they are the best day of the protest is making it clear they won't back down until the prime minister resigns. one daily and thirty three used a gas and water cannons to repel the frame protest is t
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
the workers risk and reduce exposure as much as possible. by improving the working environment. once the container is loaded with fuel assemblies. while crews from story to a storage facility. the teams have to remove more than fifteen hundred assemblies on the bfl for fielding. then the wave struck. fuel from doped me up to one two and three buildings. her mother saying to expect entire operation to beef it is hard to tell them to nt. then cool to have to remove molten fuels from crippled reactors. there's no show taser risk factors here walker is how many stressful and difficult days ahead of him. don't all come to you mr world. up to preach about right to nuclear plant the air. for people we are to us. due to some new ones we are convinced the preview the people this was so strong. they stopped building the system was a bit stiff to play the lead up to now the myth that stupid too don't you. the tears around the world have long appreciated japanese cooking dal unesco has decided to add japan's traditional cuisine and food culture to its list of intangible cultural heritage. the or
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
expertise in london. and also things like energy, environment, that's also uk is very, very strong. so i think both sides are looking at opportunities both for investments of china's capital in the uk, but also how the uk businesses could share a bigger size of the cake. because the uk investment is minuscule compared with other european countries in china. >> yeah. and do you think this will help london become the major offshore trading center for the renminbi? >> i think london is very well positioned, indeed, because after all, london is the leading financial center in the world and, of course, the china's bands also are already being welcomed in london and, in fact, recently, the china businesses consortium has bought a sizable chunk of the area next to the city of london. so that gives the china business an opportunity to be near the financial center, bring in china's businesses to london. but, of course, london is a launching plat for china's businesses all around europe. so i think london is very well positioned, indeed, in terms of financial services. >> boris johnson will hear y
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
. that is to say information about the surrounding environment. we use this information to send orders to control its functions. >> in 1970 the soviet union became the first country to put a remote-controlled rover on the moon. it was followed by "apollo 15 " which used a moonbugy. >> china's rover is fit with more scientific instruments. it has a ground radar to examine up to 100 metres of the lunar surface. scientists hope to discover the mineral resource that is exist on the moon. in 2017 china wants to bring back a rock sample. manned missions could follow in 2025. for now the mission is to get "chang'e 3" to the moon and on to its surface. >> time for sports headlines with ross shimabuku. we have a now record. >> josh gordan has gone where no one that is gone, not jerry rice, randy moss or lynn swan. he racked up back to back 200 gaums. josh gordan 297 last week, today 10 passes. for the second-straight week the browns lost the game 30-28 the final. out of the way mike tomlin, the steelers head coach - that's a record-setting performance by josh gordan. mike tomlin went on the field for the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
. the surrounding environment gathered from taking images. we use this information to send orders. >> in 1970, the soviet union became the first country to put a roving remote controlled robot. it was followed a year later which made use of this moon buggy to move astronauts and equipment. china, rover is fitted with more scientific instruments. it has a ground radar to examine up to 100 meters beneath the lunar surface. scientists hope to see what minerals exist on the moon and in 2017, china wants a rock sample from the moon. manned missions could fall in 2025. for now, though, its mission is to get to the moon and safely on to its surface. >>> the number of people with diabetes continues to rise. one country is struggling with the epdeem i can is sri lanka. roughly 1 in 5 people suffer from that disease. more on the fight there to stem it. >> this 15-year-old looks like any 15-year-old but diabetes changed her life. after being diagnosed at 11, she has to have injections before every meal to control her sugar levels. >> i get bad headaches, break out into a sweat and mostly feel lifeless.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
on the environment and the people who live here. >> we'll have more on the toxic tannery industry: well, bangladesh opposition alliance has confirmed it's boycott of the election by failing to register any candidates. they're saying the election held under the current prime minister won't be, the decision plunges bangladesh into renewed uncertainty and more street violence that has left 52 people dead since october. >>> australia and new zealand has been awarded $81 million, at least 100 people were born with birth defects in the region after their mothers took the drug for morning sickness in the 19 50's as well the 1960s. >>> well, it's often said if you want to understand the latest piece of technology you should ask a child. but a new survey suggests that there is a price to be paid. let's go back to lauren. >> that's right. children may be one step ahead of their parents when it comes to the latest gadgets but it comes at a cost of traditional skills such as handwriting or spelling. >> it's playtime at this nursery, and these toddlers are exercising their coloring and drawing skills. they're a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
experience last time you let the cricket do the talking. last time we had the hostile environment. towards the end of the series we played good cricket. i thought everyone was respectful. we didn't do ourselves justice. coming back from 1-0 down is not easy. way back in 1954. england inspired to a 3-1 series win. andrew flintoff helped the home side win. having lost the first step. stuart broad bowled to victory. and alastair cook led the team to that 2-1 from behind win. australia's win in tests, one of the largest in terms of runs. the aussies are not expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. you see two good bowling attacks. we win is test match. if there two attacks, it's these two. there's enough in the wicket early. i think reverse swing will play a part, and i think spin will play a big part. >> the wicket may hold the ski. nathan lion should know it better than most, being the old curator. the visitors may enjoy the pitch more than brisbane. >> new zealand's cricketers wracked up a 609 on day two of the test. ross taylor smashed a maiden double century. the w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
cricket do the talking. we had the same hostile environment last time we came here. and the hostility changes because everyone was very respectful of the way we played. last time we didn't do ourselves justice. >> reporter: 2005, andrew flintoff help his side win. four years later steward brood bolled england to victory to regain the ashes, and last yearalster cook lead his team to a win in india. australia's 381 run win in brisbane was the first in this large test. they aren't expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. >> you'll see two very good balling attacks. if there is any two attacks that will be able to find a way, it's these two. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and spins will play a big part. >> reporter: the wicket may well hold the key to who wins in the match. this man was a curator here two years ago. >>> the miami heat's winning streak has been brought to an after losing to the pistons. seven of the nine players used on court scored in the double figures. kyle had the most point grabbing 18 to give detroit the 107-97 win. >>> kobe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
in environments that, for example, responders cannot get to. rubble after an earthquake or pros tetics, and how we can think about the interplay between the nervous system of the animals and mechanics in their body. understanding how it works in terms of physical and nervous system is a first step. researchers hope to bring the extraordinary ability to a new generation of robots. >> i'll try not to let the last story catch me out. a study on speech identified what could be the most difficult phrase. most know it as a tongue twister. here goes pad kid poured kid pore cold. >> it doesn't make a lot of sense, it is tough to say. host of us remember this one: piper picked a pep of pickled pepper, a peckled... . >> we're going to hit. >>>. >>> a massive storm assaulting the nation's midsection. below zero temperatures, heavy snow and thick ice are threatening people and power supplies. [ chants ] >> a slowdown at fast food restaurants, workers hitting the p pickett lines demanding higher wages. >> millions of passwords sfln from facebook and google. >> coming out after spending a career in the closet.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
underwater environments. dropped a robot into the antarctic's are lake bonny. >> through a very thick salt layer which made the math a little tricky and what we ended up getting back was over 50 million points. >> university of pennsylvania peter dorn headed up the exed expedition. >> what kind of life can be sustained in icy bodies of water beyond our planet. >> the moon of jupiter europa, most certainly has an ocean underneath. we are looking at this as a small scale analog of what that life may.. on earth everywhere you find water, you find life. >> 3d visualizations are one small step for computer scientists and one giant leap for explorers. usher kareshi. al jazeera. >>> how about a robot, the giraffe. it has a camera that allows relatives keep an eye on their parents. it allows the elderly to be more independent. >> well, all eyes were certainly on the saints today. big game for them. >> huge game for them as we get closer and closer to playoffs, to give them a commanding position for the race in the south. carolina panthers enter the nfc south, tied in the division with 9 and 3. ton
CNBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
and restaurants to suit every taste and nationality. >> part of the concept was to create an environment, when people came in, they didn't feel like they were in a hospital. >> what's wrong with-- i mean, this is a hospital. what's wrong with looking like a hospital? >> 'cause nobody really wants to go to a hospital. >> would you go back? >> oh, i'm going back this fall, yeah. >> why? >> i'm going back to see my doctor and have a checkup again. > he'll have to take a 22-hour flight. but there's even an upside to that. is it true that i can pay for a checkup with frequent flyer miles? >> well, we do have a very unique relationship with thai airways. so you can buy a ticket, you can use frequent flyer mileage to get your check-up. >> whatever it takes to get your business. >> and this is not the only hospital trying to outsource healthcare, is it? >> oh, my goodness, no. [chuckles] yes, we certainly have not gone unnoticed. there are hospitals throughout asia, throughout india. >> up next, india competes for the market in foreign patients. >> that's the ambition, that india should become the wor
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
threatening the environment. that story tuesday right here on al-jazeera america. still ahead tonight, scientists plunge deem underground to explore one of ancient rome's longest lasting legacies that is still being used today. congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >>> scientist are use can 21st century technology to map rome's ancients aqua ducts. some were carved by roman engineers over 2 years ago. claudio lavanga gives us an inside look >> reporter: a downward spiral into ancient rome wher
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
in the next five years. there are a lot of issues. the biggest is the faa. the regulatory environment does not enable what's being portrayed in the video, specifically flying over other people's property and dropping off on other people's property, that's not allowed. there are logistical concerns. how do you actually ensure the physical security of the people actually receiving the packages? the video shows one-person getting out of the sliding door and the kid is right behind him. why if the kid went out and actually got that package and got hit by the drone, who would be at fault? there are a lot of those issues to sort out. those are the kind of things that we are actually encounter can every day while we are talking to folks who want to deploy uavs commercially. >> one of the questions i have is what about weather? >> weather is a major factor for uavs. the uav pictured in the video is not actually ruggedized or weather-proved. at skycatch, we are being a number of uavs that can deal with wind, rain, you know, even very difficult conditions such as snow. typically, our uavs can operat
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
of distance bike track and that's i'm not and respectful of the environment. it's destroying jobs because it's putting competition. between all the workers and you know there's only so low that you can. i mean how can we go when they knew and when you are traveling to europe. no one to get the book you the red caps the one that got me quite a lot of support has been a lot of media attention yet the minute i guess to happen on a server because first it's a good me your passion you know that the red cap and b that the media dubbed the pits and unknown and it is these days the night. that's what easter is that people are today off at with texas it's true that the key gauche is true of the window sheets threw up many people in france who have the feeling that they'll always be more and more text than that and they don't see why. and when there are a fair and didn't see out there were huge and it is their use in a good week and after seeing today that it's not the case. you know in france there is about. thorne forty seven percent of the french this is just a person of the different than what the
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
is give the customer to someone else. a competitive environment this year is a very fierce and consumers will be the big winners. >> and you mentioned the continuing move on-line. so where are we now in this continuum of on-line versus brick and mortar shopping. where is the line now. >> well, most of the shopping still takes place on-line. but i'm sorry, still takes place in the stores. at least will 5, 90% of the shopping is in the stores for almost every category. a lesser product can be digitize like books or prerecorded music where the internet has a natural huge advantage. for everything else, 85 to 90% is still in the stores. but the stores are struggling just to stay flat while the internet is growing at 15 to 20% year after year, season after season. you heard some of those numbers on your preamble to this discussion. so the internet is growing. it's all the growth. meanwhile the stores are flat or declining and that shift is taking place gradually but certainly in the balance of power. >> brown: i know a lot of this battle is to you being fought over delivery, right, who can de
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
between economic growth and protecting the environment. in our second report on the tanning industry, we look at whether environmental laws are enforced. >> blood red and loaded with coxic chemicals, tainted water gushes from one of the taken tanners in the district. they produce huge amounts of waste, full of cancer-causing chemicals. the water drains straight into the streams and open sewers of this dentally populated neighborhood, home to 160,000 people. streets and alleys are piled high with cost off leather trimmings, bones and rotting animal parts. >> if you wanted to know how hell looks like, you don't really wait to go to the hell. if you come to the tannery and have a look at the tannery area, that should tell you. >> scientists say the river is a dead zone, aquatic life can't exist there any longer. >> a new report just put out by a group of european and environmental watchdog organizations. one of the five most polluted places on the planet. >> leather is one of bangladesh's most valuable export commodities. human rights organization found no attempt by authorities to crack do
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
was caused by polonium. the french scientists found traces consistent with a natural environment and it did not cause the death. arafat's widow reacted. >> you can imagine to what extent i'm upset by the contradictions. >> when al jazeera report though r that swiss scientists found lie levels in clothing that yasser arafat had on. arafat's widow, a french citizens insisted on an exhumation. 60 tissue samples were distributed to france and russia. swiss scientists reported the likelihood that arafat was poisoned. they are characteristic of him having a dose of polonium before he died. those levels are about 36 times what you would expect. >> according to palestine officials russian scientists reported the role of polonium is inconclusive. it was suggested that it may have come from naturally occurring gases. ruben randle al jazeera. >> arafat died in a french hospital nine years ago. the official cause of death was listed as a stroke. french doctors said they were unable to determine what caused the illness. >> a young dictator may are removed his uncle from power and had to aides executed.
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